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Paper on how the region near the ocean surface impacts hurricane forecasts released online in Monthly Weather Review

 Summary:

Forecasters and researchers use the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model to forecast where a hurricane will go, how strong it will be, how large it will be, and where the strongest winds are. 192 more words

HFIP-Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project

Paper on a new way to run forecast models with multiple hurricanes at the same time published in Weather and Forecasting

  • Summary:

HWRF is NOAA’s primary model for tropical cyclone (tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes) forecast. The distance between places where forecasts are made in the model (the grid resolution) must be small to make accurate forecasts. 172 more words

HFIP-Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project

HRD Seminar – Dr. Sim Aberson, AOML/HRD – 5 December 2016

Dr. Aberson presented a seminar titled  “Dropsondes in Hurricanes (1949 to the present)”

Abstract:

The history of the use of dropsondes in hurricanes will be presented with special emphasis on the achievements since the development and implementation of the NCAR GPS dropwindsonde 20 years ago.  84 more words

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Two-part paper on the intensification of Hurricane Edouard published in Monthly Weather Review

 Summary: Hurricane Edouard (2014) is examined using radar onboard NOAA P-3 aircraft that flew the storm. Two periods are shown, one when the storm was intensifying to a major hurricane and the other when the storm was weakening. 171 more words

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